David Maimon

Associate Professor
2220F LeFrak Hall
(301) 405-4716
Ph.D., Ohio State University (Sociology)

David Maimon is an associate professor in the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice with an affiliate appointment in the University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies and the Maryland Cybersecurity Center.

His research interests include cyber-enabled and cyber-dependent crimes and experimental research methods.

Maimon’s research focuses on computer hacking and the progression of system trespassing events, online deception and fraud, computer networks’ vulnerabilities to cyberattacks, smartphone users’ vulnerabilities to cybercrime, and decision-making processes in cyberspace.

Additionally, he is conducting research on the ransomware economy, intellectual property, and the digital divide.

Maimon was awarded the 2015 Young Scholar Award from the White-Collar Crime Research Consortium of the National White-Collar Crime Center for his cybercrime research.

He received his doctorate in sociology from Ohio State University in 2009.